How to select multiple songs in iTunes

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How to select multiple songs in iTunes
iTunes is a popular music application. (Apple Inc.)

iTunes is a digital media player application that can be used to download, play and organise music and video files on your computer. It was developed by Apple Inc. but is compatible with both Mac and Windows OS. All music files stored in your iTunes library are categorised into Songs, Albums, Artists and Genres and can be saved in your own playlists for any occasion.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

    Selecting multiple songs

  1. 1

    Click on the first song you want to select. Hold down the "Ctrl" button on a Windows computer or the "Cmd" button on a Mac. Keep holding this button down until you have finished selecting all your songs.

  2. 2

    Click on all songs you want to select. Scroll up and down your music library as you wish and don't worry about losing your selection. As long as you still have your finger on the "Ctrl" or "Cmd" button, they will remain highlighted.

  3. 3

    Right-click on any one of your selected songs. Scroll down the menu to choose what you want to do with your songs, such as copy, delete or add to a playlist.

    Selecting consecutive songs

  1. 1

    Click on the first song of your choice. Hold down the "Shift" key. On the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, this is the key above the "Fn" key with the arrow pointing upwards.

  2. 2

    Click on the last song of your choice. Every song between and including the first song and last song should turn blue.

  3. 3

    Right-click anywhere within the selection. Scroll down the menu to choose what you want to do with your songs, such as copy, delete or add to a playlist.

Tips and warnings

  • Click in the "Search Library" field in the top right hand corner of the iTunes if you want to narrow down the songs to browse. Typing the name of an artist, album, genre or another keyword of your choice will generate relevant matches in the main window of iTunes.

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